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2014-04-01 23:02:04

Many employers are still unfamiliar with massive open online courses, called MOOCs, but once they learned about them, they generally viewed them positively for recruiting, hiring and training employees, according to a new study by researchers at Duke University and RTI International. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Many employers are still unfamiliar with massive open online courses, called MOOCs, but once they learned about them, they generally viewed them positively...

2013-10-21 23:04:20

A new web-based mapping site allows users to see stark racial boundaries, subtle shifts in income, and intricate patterns of race, age, household size and income for any location in the United States. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Synthetic populations viewer allows users to look at realistic, computer-generated households across the country by age, income, race and household size. A new web-based mapping site allows users to see stark racial boundaries, subtle...

2013-09-26 23:22:30

Eighteen months after the close of a child maltreatment investigation, nearly 80 percent of children are still living in the home with their parents or primary caregivers according to a new report from RTI International and the U.S Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Children who remain in the home after maltreatment investigation may require mental and developmental health interventions...

2013-07-30 23:04:18

Taxing sugary beverages may help reduce calories from these beverages in the United States, but the health benefits may be partially offset as consumers substitute with other unhealthy foods, according to a joint study by researchers at RTI International, Duke University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Taxing sugary beverages may help reduce calories from these beverages in the United States, but the health benefits may be...

2013-07-09 23:02:45

Men plan to continue getting prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests despite recommendations that suggests men should not be screened, according to a new study by researchers at RTI International. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Men plan to continue getting prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests despite recommendations that suggests men should not be screened, according to a new study by researchers at RTI International. In October 2011, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an...

2013-04-18 16:27:16

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- RTI International has been awarded the first phase of an ambitious 15-year project funded by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) to strengthen public policy research and research institutions in Indonesia. Called the "Knowledge Sector Initiative," the far-reaching effort represents a major AusAID investment in support of the Government of Indonesia's efforts to strengthen its research...

2013-04-04 12:27:47

SILVER SPRING, Md., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmagen, Inc. (OTCBB: PHRX) (the "Company" or "Pharmagen") is excited to announce that it will be presenting its strategic vision on solving the nation's drug shortage crisis to the North Carolina General Assembly at the North Carolina Biosciences Organization (NCBIO) Legislative Breakfast on April 16(th). Each year, NCBIO brings together members of the General Assembly to enjoy breakfast with NCBIO members. This invite-only, legislative...

2013-02-11 10:57:35

About two of every three children will experience at least one traumatic event before they turn 18. Despite this high rate of exposure, little is known about the effectiveness of treatments aimed at preventing and relieving traumatic stress symptoms that children may experience after such events, according to researchers at RTI International, the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, the RTI-UNC Evidence-based Practice Center, and Boston Medical Center. The article, published...

2012-10-23 15:24:32

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aaron Williams, former vice president of international business development at RTI International and, most recently, Director of the U.S. Peace Corps, will return to RTI as executive vice president of the International Development Group starting Monday, Oct. 29. "Aaron Williams is the ideal person to lead our global development programs as we go forward," said RTI President and CEO Wayne Holden. "He knows our...

2012-04-18 10:39:13

A new study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy and RTI International finds employee assistance programs (EAPs), a standard benefit offered to employees at most large companies, are failing to identify individuals who abuse or have the potential to abuse their intimate partner, despite well-known risk factors for intimate partner violence perpetration. While previous research has documented the extent to which EAPs offer workplace support for victims of...